Thank you for addressing this as I had been wondering as I did it by year which one was the best to choose. I am mostly just trying to find how I want to do a grading scale because I am not much liking regular a, b, c, d, f. I usually give + and - on the grades that deserve them and am trying to figure out a way to change your transcript sample to where I can do that and figure out how to do the GPA figuring with it. The grade scale and trying to figure out if I should learn how to do weighted grades are what keep me up at night working on this thing and re-doing his transcript numerous times trying to figure out what I like and how I want to do it before the time to send in everything with college apps.
Lee has a blog post that you might find helpful in this area: Do Colleges Care about Homeschool Grades?
Also, The HomeScholar's A La Carte Class, Making the Grades (Online training) will teach you how to estimate grades without complicated systems.
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Don't get caught up in the AP hype. You don't need a million APs in high school . In fact, you really shouldn't have too many APs . All tests and no fun make a dull teen. A recent study of 400,000 entrants to about 100 colleges proves that high school sanity reigns supreme.
How Many APs should your student take? Here are
If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their goal. Read on for helpful information to help your homeschool student realize their dream.
The Ivy League is actually an American collegiate athletic conference that includes eight private colleges located in the Northeast
Electives are subjects your children do on their own and they aren't always something you assign. You'll learn how to put high school electives on your transcript. And, we'll go in depth on some frequently used electives so you can get some ideas and encouragement for electives in your own homeschool.
Electives are subjects your children do on their own, not something you assign.